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Phenacetin

Introduction: Phenacetin

Description of Phenacetin

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Human carcinogen -- Phenacetin:
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Phenacetin: a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Phenacetin: A non-prostaglandin synthase inhibitor. It was utilized extensively in a wide variety of analgesic mixtures, but its causal role in analgesic-abuse nephropathy led to its withdrawal from the market. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology,1991, p431)
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Phenacetin: A non-prostaglandin synthase inhibitor. It was utilized extensively in a wide variety of analgesic mixtures, but its causal role in analgesic-abuse nephropathy led to its withdrawal from the market. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology,1991, p431).
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Phenacetin: Related Topics

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Phenacetin as a Disease

Phenacetin: Another name for Human carcinogen -- Phenacetin (or close medical condition association).
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Phenacetin: Related Diseases

Phenacetin: Phenacetin is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Phenacetin (Human carcinogen -- Phenacetin)

Some of the symptoms of Phenacetin incude:

  • Increased risk of cancer

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Terms Similar to Phenacetin:

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Broader terms for Phenacetin

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The following terms can be used for Phenacetin

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Hierarchical classifications of Phenacetin

The following list attempts to classify Phenacetin into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • analgesic,anodyne,pain pill,painkiller
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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